As anti-globalist populism continues to influence the decisions of national governments, local governments are exercising their ability to stand up on a national stage and act with autonomy. On this week's Deep Dish, Governor Claudio Orrego of Santiago, Chile joins us to discuss the unique challenges and advantages of his metropolitan constituency and how big cities can work together to enact change on a global scale.
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We are witnessing a dealignment in European politics, with political parties spinning off and multiplying, to try and capture votes of a splintered and increasingly polarized electorate.
One More Question with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen
We asked Lilianne Ploumen why family planning was such an important foreign policy priority for her, and when she started getting involved in the issue. See what she said.
America First foreign policy is torn between respecting the sovereignty of other states absolutely and contradicting that very notion.
“Textbook ethnic cleansing” of the Muslim Rohingya minority continues in Western Myanmar. How do the internal politics of Myanmar, and it’s fragile democracy under Aung San Suu Kyi, explain the tepid response of the international community to this horrific attack on a forsaken people? Azeem Ibrahim, author of “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide,” joins Brian Hanson on this week’s Deep Dish.
Why does America have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in the first place, and what will policy changes mean for economic and national security? On the latest Deep Dish podcast, Council experts Sara McElmurry and Cécile Shea join host Brian Hanson to discuss the economic, human, and foreign policy implications of today’s renewed focus on DACA.
The question is not whether national borders will dissolve. Rather, will borders continue to multiply, resulting in 225, 250 or even 300 states?
When a community must address an issue that impacts the health, safety or quality of life for its neighbors, where is the best place to look for help? Is it the government or academic institutions? Perhaps it’s nonprofit organizations. Or maybe hope lies with local businesses. Increasingly, for many issues that impact our world today, the answer is: all of the above.
The United States has learned a lot since the terrorist attacks in 2001 about distinguishing between a danger and an existential threat.
Moscow is gearing up for its Zapad 2017 military exercises, which the Kremlin claims are purely defensive. They're not.
Since 2014, Russian leaders and media have presented to the Russian people the skewed image of a Ukraine overrun by neo-Nazis, fascists, and criminals.
During the latest North Korea crisis, too little attention was paid to allies South Korea and Japan.
With news that North Korea may have the capability to launch a miniaturized nuclear weapon on an intercontinental ballistic missile, can the North Korea can be kicked any further down the road? In this summer bonus episode, Brian Hanson discusses with Kori Schake and Jim Lindsay, alums of the national security council and leading voices in foreign policy and national security.
Tensions with Pyongyang have ratcheted up sharply in the past week. But emerging threats should be seen in the context of a long-term strategy.
I have just returned from a three-week trip to New Zealand and Australia. A change of pace and place can do wonders for your perspective.